Blog – Learning & Developing

  1. Customizing the Intercom Launcher

    Customizing the Intercom Launcher

    We've been using Intercom in CAPP Agile Learning for well over a year now, and like we said back then, it has really improved our support and in-app communication with users. A few weeks ago Intercom introduced their new messenger, where they've added... Read more

    Matthijs Kuiper Matthijs Kuiper | | Reading time: ± 3 min.
  2. Color Placeholders for Loading Images

    Color Placeholders for Loading Images

    In my previous blog post Flexible cover images using intrinsic ratio I wrote about how to maintain the aspect ratio for cover images. In this follow-up I will explain how to enhance the user experience by using color placeholders for images while they... Read more

    Matthijs Kuiper Matthijs Kuiper | | Reading time: ± 6 min.
  3. Flexible cover images using intrinsic ratio

    Flexible cover images using intrinsic ratio

    We recently changed the way header images are displayed in CAPP Agile Learning. They used to be fixed height and were clipped at the sides depending on the screen resolution. This would hide parts of the image which got really annoying, especially... Read more

    Matthijs Kuiper Matthijs Kuiper | | Reading time: ± 3 min.
  4. LearningSpaces to CAPP Agile Learning

    LearningSpaces to CAPP Agile Learning

    By Changing the Name We Changed Our Perception Recently Defacto has decided to change its angle when looking at software-making. To us development became more than just creating a product, it became a pillar of our vision and mission; to develop software... Read more

    Milda | | Reading time: ± 3 min.
  5. Visiting ElixirConf US 2017

    Visiting ElixirConf US 2017

    At Defacto, we greatly value development of our own employees. No surprise there: our motto is Developing People. However, at times it can be challenging to find the time and dedication to do exactly this: develop yourself. In the ever-changing landscape... Read more

    Gerwin & Maarten | | Reading time: ± 3 min.
  6. Zerocopter: ethical hacking and security through hackers

    Zerocopter: ethical hacking and security through hackers

    The internet is for everyone by everyone and you can find everything online.​ When you're using software you want to be sure that it's bug-free, easy to use and secure. This means it's extra important that your data doesn't accidentally leak onto the... Read more

    Stéphanie | | Reading time: ± 1 min.
  7. 30 years Defacto

    30 years Defacto

    2017 is the year Defacto turned 30 and that didn't go by unnoticed. On the 16th of June, the garden of Zuiderpark 3 was filled with co-workers, family and friends. Coupled with (local) drinks and the Defacto band the past 30 years were abundantly celebrated... Read more

    Stéphanie | | Reading time: ± 2 min.
  8. Using your potential; knowledge worker is what makes a company

    Using your potential; knowledge worker is what makes a company

    Have you ever met a knowledge worker? Most of the times they are the core of your organisation. Therefore look around you, almost all of your peers are knowledge workers. It can be their eagerness and drive, or ideas, experiences and ways of interpretation... Read more

    Milda | | Reading time: ± 3 min.
  9. Wrong estimation or opinion formation: largest internet company by 2030
  10. Customizing the Intercom Launcher

    Customizing the Intercom Launcher

    We've been using Intercom in CAPP Agile Learning for well over a year now, and like we said back then, it has really improved our support and in-app communication with users. A few weeks ago Intercom introduced their new messenger, where they've added... Read more

    Matthijs Kuiper Matthijs Kuiper | | Reading time: ± 3 min.